Weapons of the Weak: Everyday Forms of Peasant Resistance (Google eBook)

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Yale University Press, 2008 - SOCIAL SCIENCE - 389 pages
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Review: Weapons of the Weak: Everyday Forms of Peasant Resistance

User Review  - CM - Goodreads

James C. Scott's "Weapons of the Weak" is a seminal social scientific study that focuses on "everyday forms of resistance" of peasants. Based on two years of (true) ethnographic research in a small ... Read full review

Review: Weapons of the Weak: Everyday Forms of Peasant Resistance

User Review  - Tomas Chaigneau - Goodreads

It is not what I would call an easy read, and some chapters area almost purely methodological... But the content was incredibly interesting and can cut across interests and disciplines. With hindsight however, I think I would have been content with reading the introductory and conclusion chapters! Read full review

Contents

1 Small Arms Fire in the Class War
1
2 Normal Exploitation Normal Resistance
28
3 The Landscape of Resistance
48
4 Sedaka 19671979
86
5 History according to Winners and Losers
138
Photographs following page 162
162
Ideology at Work
184
Cautious Resistance and Calculated Conformity
241
Everyday Forms of Ideological Struggle
304
Appendixes
351
Bibliography
364
Index
375
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